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  1. Per-partner condom effectiveness against HIV for men who have sex with men, Wayne D. Johnson, et al., AIDS (2018)

    Men who have sex with men (“MSM”) have long been considered one of the populations at greatest risk for HIV infection; yet, few studies reporting on condom effectiveness in preventing transmission among this community have been conducted. Johnson et al. p ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:48pm

  2. Increases in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to Injection Drug Use Among Persons Aged <30 Years – Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, 2006-2012, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015)

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  3. Undetectable Blood Viral Load and HIV Transmission Risk: Results of a Systematic Review, James Wilton, CATIE (2013)

    CATIE aims to provide people living with HIV (PLWH) or hepatitis C, at-risk communities, health care providers, and community organizations with up-to-date resources and expertise to reduce transmission and improve quality of life. This article provides a ...

    admin - 6/17/2021 9:23am

  4. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:53pm

  5. Occupationally Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: National Case Surveillance Data During 20 Years of the HIV Epidemic in the United States, Do et al., Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (2003)

    This article explores the incidence of occupationally acquired HIV in health care and laboratory settings in the United States. The study analyzed case data from two surveillance mechanisms, the HIV/AIDS Reporting System and the National Surveillance for ...

    admin - 10/29/2019 4:14pm

  6. HIV Transmission in the United States: Considerations of Viral Load, Risk Behavior, and Health Disparities, H. Irene Hall, David R. Holtgrave, Tian Tang, and Philip Rhodes, AIDS and Behavior (March 2013)

    This article assesses how viral load, risk behavior, and health disparities contribute to HIV transmission. The authors found that persons who are unaware of their status are more than three times as likely to transmit HIV than those who are aware of thei ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 12:05pm

  7. Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Exposure: Research and Policy Agenda, Zita Lazzarini, Carol L. Galletly, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Dini Harsono, Elaine O’Keefe, Merrill Singer, and Robert J. Levine, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This article describes the areas of concern surrounding the continued implementation HIV-specific criminal laws and sentence enhancements. The authors refer to research on the harmful effects these laws can have on individual behavior as well as public he ...

    admin - 7/22/2019 4:40pm

  8. HIV Detectable in Semen of MSM Despite Suppression in Blood: First Longitudinal Study, Mark Mascolini, 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (2013)

      This report summarizes the first longitudinal study regarding the amount of HIV detectable in semen samples of men who have sex with men (MSM) who have undetectable viral loads in blood samples due to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Previous studies have ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  9. HIV Treatment Optimism and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV Positive African American Men Who Have Sex With Men, John L. Peterson et al., AIDS Education and Prevention (2012)

    This study examines the association between HIV positive African American men who have sex with men's (MSM) optimism about their HIV status and their sexual risk behavior. Researchers found that participants who believed their treatment lowered the r ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/24/2014 12:30pm

  10. Nondisclosure Prosecutions and HIV Prevention: Results From an Ottawa-Based Gay Men’s Sex Survey, Patrick O’Byrne, Alyssa Bryan, Cory Woodyatt, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (2012)

    This study examines the validity of the Supreme Court of Canada's claim that criminal prosecution of nondisclosure of HIV status would not undermine HIV prevention. In fact, the study found that "nondisclosure prosecutions likely undermine HIV p ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 5:30pm

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